Friday, November 27, 2015

Thinking about backyard poultry? Think manure. Think adequate coop space. Think water. Think feed. Think animal care.

Marine-trained Navy dolphins found the 100-year-old torpedo.
farmland and sky

Ohio State University's Sustainable Agriculture Team will host several tours this spring and summer on the plasticulture strawberry growing method, hops production, agritourism, organic farming and urban agriculture, as part of the 2013 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series.

Pennsylvania Game Commission personnel successfully placed a young bald eagle back in its nest in western Pennsylvania May 24

Young people -- both male and female -- are the most likely targets of rape and other sexual assaults. The most frequent victims of those assaults are 15.

These are Farm and Dairy's top stories of the week.

There are no GE wheat varieties approved for sale or in commercial production in the United States.

The increase in crop and livestock prices have generated significant profits for many farmers, which some are using to buy additional land.Growing demand has driven land values to record highs in many areas. Whether farmers are using cash or borrowing money, buying land should include a well-researched financial plan.

Colorful vegetables are promoted as key to a healthy diet, but white vegetables, especially potatoes, shouldn't be forgotten.

Wheat growers can use scab-forecasting system to determine if fungicides are needed.